Polytechnic Graduate Wins GPCA’s “Rising Star in Supply Chain” Award 2016


Bahrain Polytechnic International Management and Logistics graduate Ms. Amal Al Saffar has won the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association’s (GPCA) “Rising Star in The Supply Chain” Award for 2016 for her final graduation project.
The Award recognizes institutions and talent working in the field that show vision, leadership and innovation in this area, and which is of benefit and interest to the region’s Petrochemicals sector.

Bahrain Polytechnic Chairman Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa and stated that the polytechnic’s graduates provided the best proof of the extent of their competence and skills necessary and required by the market. This made them the first choice for major institutions and business owners locally, regionally and internationally.

Sh. Hisham said “Amal is not only a perfect example of Bahrain Polytechnic graduates efficiency and worthiness, but also a perfect example of Bahrain’s youth in their pursuit of excellence”.

The statement came during the honoring ceremony of Ms. Amal Al Saffar who has won the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association’s (GPCA) “Rising Star in The Supply Chain” Award for 2016 for her final graduation project which she have conducted during her industrial training period at Gulf Petrochemicals Industry Company (GPIC).

The ceremony was also attended by Bahrain Polytechnic Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Al Aseeri who also congratulated Ms. Amal and praised her achievement that raises the name of the kingdom on a global scale.

During the ceremony, Ms. Amal commanded the problem solving, dialog and debates teaching methods adapted at the polytechnic which encourages innovation and creativity. Ms. Amal also addressed her appreciation to his Excellency sh. Hisham on this gesture, which encourages her to aim higher and work toward bigger accomplishments. She also addressed her sincere thanks to the acting chief executive officer Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Al Aseeri, for his support and encouragement throughout her studies at the polytechnic and his follow-ups since she graduated.

Ms. Amal then went on and confirmed that a big part of her continues success and achievements credited to her studies at the polytechnic and the International Logistics Programme specifically. The rest depends of the personality of the individual and the strength of well and determination.

She said that her project focused on eco-friendly logistics and road transport industry activities and added that her studies at the polytechnic along with her training at Gulf Petrochemicals Industry

Company (GPIC) has given her confidence to participate in the contest and compete with applicants from other countries.

The “Rising Star Award in the supply chain” gives students an opportunity to provide quality innovative research projects or ideas to the business community in the area of the supply chain in the Arabian Gulf region

Winners were selected from among 22 participants from across the GCC and were divided into four categories. The winners were honored during the GPCA annual supply chain forum held in Dubai recently.

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